COCO ICHIBANYA: #1 Japanese Curry House in the World…Now in Manila! @CoCoIchibanyaPH

Related post: 10 Most Awesome New (Franchised) Restaurants in Manila 2015!  Curry House CoCo Ichibanya holds the Guinness World Record for the largest curry restaurant chain in the world–with over 1,400 stores.  The first store in Manila finally opened at Basement 1 of Estancia Mall, franchised by Hubert Young of UCC Philippines and Mitsuyado Sei-men fame. Here’s … Continue reading COCO ICHIBANYA: #1 Japanese Curry House in the World…Now in Manila! @CoCoIchibanyaPH

HOUSE OF WAGYU: How does Saga Prime A5 Wagyu cooked on a Stone Grill Taste Like?

Ever since the Philippines lifted the ban on Japanese Beef last 2014, Manila has been enjoying a Japanese Wagyu craze of the available top variants–Kobe, Matsusaka, and Ohmi. Now, the strictest quality Wagyu can be added to that list–Saga. Have you ever wondered how A5 Grade 11 Japanese Wagyu would taste like cooked on stone … Continue reading HOUSE OF WAGYU: How does Saga Prime A5 Wagyu cooked on a Stone Grill Taste Like?

The NOBU Manila Restaurant Experience (A Review) @CityofDreamsPH

Related post: 10 Most Awesome New (Franchised) Restaurants in Manila 2015!  The NOBU Restaurant is a Japanese & Peruvian-inspired restaurant by Celebrity Chef Nobu Matsuhisa in City of Dreams Manila. It’s the signature restaurant of the Nobu Hotel and the 2nd Celebrity Chef Restaurant to open in the metro. We had a special date with our … Continue reading The NOBU Manila Restaurant Experience (A Review) @CityofDreamsPH

MENDOKORO RAMENBA: Ramen Yushoken in Makati (A Review)

MENDOKORO RAMENBA is the “serious ramen” reincarnation of Ramen Yushoken in Makati, by Elbert Cuenca and Ryan Cruz. The concept is inspired by the authentic ramen houses in Japan. They strictly serve ramen only, limited to 80-100 bowls daily, and just for dine-in during lunch or dinner. They now serve unlimited bowls daily from 11.00am to 11.00pm including Sundays 🙂 … Continue reading MENDOKORO RAMENBA: Ramen Yushoken in Makati (A Review)

WAGYU JAPANESE BEEF: Makati Hole-in-the-Wall Japanese Wagyu Steakhouse! (A Review)

WAGYU JAPANESE BEEF is a hole-in-the-wall steakhouse in Makati specializing in Premium Japanese Wagyu. It was founded by Yoshikazu Yayano, Takayuki Hayano, and Chef Seiji Kamura. The wifey and I recently had our Christmas date here, and here are some tips on how to make yours a memorable one… WAGYU JAPANESE BEEFG-20 Sunvar Plaza Building, Amorsolo … Continue reading WAGYU JAPANESE BEEF: Makati Hole-in-the-Wall Japanese Wagyu Steakhouse! (A Review)

12/10 December Love Affair! a hip Izakaya Joint by @thegirl_thebull (a review)

As featured in MAKATI: 10 Most Awesome NEW Restaurants in Makati 2014! @MakeItMakati  12/10 is a Japanese restaurant by Thea de Rivera and Gab Bustos, also known as The Girl + The Bull. The name of their second restaurant is a tribute to their anniversary date. The restaurant is an izakaya-inspired drinking joint featuring a customize-your-own … Continue reading 12/10 December Love Affair! a hip Izakaya Joint by @thegirl_thebull (a review)

MECHA UMA: “Absurdly Delicious” Food by Chef Bruce Ricketts!

As featured in BEST OF TAGUIG: 10 Most Awesome NEW Restaurants in BGC & Taguig 2014! MECHA UMA is a Chef-Driven Restaurant by Chef Bruce Ricketts of Sensei Sushi fame. The name is a Japanese expression for absurdly delicious food. They serve predominantly Japanese food but are not limited to it. Foodies have raved about the … Continue reading MECHA UMA: “Absurdly Delicious” Food by Chef Bruce Ricketts!

ST. MARC CAFÉ PHILIPPINES: Choco Cro + Classic Fuji + Matcha Latte @SMMegaMall

Featured as MEGA FASHION HALL: 10 BEST New Restaurants @SMMegaMall in 2014! ST. MARC CAFÉ is a specialty Japanese dessert café best known for its signature chocolate croissant, the Choco Cro. Thanks to Ben Chan for bringing this popular Japanese franchise to the Philippines.  Here’s what to expect and what to order at ST. MARC CAFÉ Philippines… ST. MARC CAFÉ … Continue reading ST. MARC CAFÉ PHILIPPINES: Choco Cro + Classic Fuji + Matcha Latte @SMMegaMall

ERI CURRY: Customize-Your-Own Curry by Chef Erica @Eri_Curry @SMMegaMall

ERI CURRY is a local Japanese curry brand concept by Chef Erica, a Filipina Chef who grew up in Japan and is very passionate about Japanese food. Its name means Goddess of Curry, and is also unofficially inspired by the name of the chef. The Japanese Curry craze is still not taking off in Manila because of … Continue reading ERI CURRY: Customize-Your-Own Curry by Chef Erica @Eri_Curry @SMMegaMall

IPPUDO Philippines: #WorldFamousRamen Now in Manila!

Featured as MEGA FASHION HALL: 10 BEST New Restaurants @SMMegaMall in 2014! IPPUDO is the most popular Hakata-style Tonkotsu (pork-based) ramen in the world. It was founded in 1985 by Ramen King Shigemi Kawahara in Fukuoka City, Kyushu. Its name literally means “One Wind Hall” and is symbolic for the restaurant’s going against the wind and revolutionizing the … Continue reading IPPUDO Philippines: #WorldFamousRamen Now in Manila!